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Quenton Clark Hadden

April 27, 1929 ~ November 6, 2011 (age 82)

Quenton Clark Hadden, 82, of Greensboro, Georgia, died on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at his residence. Born in Greene County on April 27, 1929 he was the son of the late Carl Wynn Hadden and Sarah Beaulah "Sally" Bedsole Hadden. After his mother died when he was three, he was raised by his Aunt Lula Hadden. He graduated from Greensboro High School in the class of 1946 and attended North Georgia College. He married the former Jean Holtzclaw of Whitfield County in 1950. For a while they lived in Madison Georgia where he was a member of the First Baptist Church. His working career started at Caldwell Cleaners working for Russell Caldwell and later he purchased the laundry. His most recent job was working for Greensboro Cleaners. After moving back to Greensboro, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro and a member of Hamp''s Sunday School Class. He was also member emeritus and past master of Madison Masonic Lodge #376. Throughout his life Quenton served in various positions in church, first as deacon in Madison, GA and then as deacon and Sunday School Superintendent for over 30 years at First Baptist Church in Greensboro, Georgia. Quenton never met a stranger and enjoyed talking to others and also enjoyed fishing, working in the yard and gardening, especially roses.

He was preceded in death by his wife Jean Holtzclaw Hadden on July 13, 2004. At the time of her death, they had been married fifty-three years. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Emorite Hadden, Howard G. "H.G." Hadden, Raymond Hadden, Marshall F. "Doc" Hadden; a baby girl that died at birth; and a stepsister, Alma Hadden. He is survived by two daughters, Elaine H. Courtney of Greensboro, GA and Denise H. Channell and husband Brian of Greensboro, GA; five grandchildren, Keith Channell and wife Meredith, Joshua Channell and wife Ashley, Seth Channell and special friend Liza Vensel, Michelle Courtney Terrell and husband Wesley and Jaime Courtney and fiance Michael Wheeler; five great grandchildren, Ta'' Varen Courtney, Eli Channell, Abbie Channell, Trent Channell and Aleigha Channell; sister, Lillian Burgess of Panama City Beach, FL; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 203 South Main Street, Greensboro, GA with Rev. Rick Hermann, Rev. Michael Hardy and Rev. Dr. Norman Waldrip officiating. Interment will follow in the Greensboro City Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. Serving as pallbearers are Bob Beeland, Bobby Voyles, Ray Marchman, Mel Marchman, Francis Rizner and Ken Keely. Honorary pallbearers are members of Hamp''s Sunday School Class: Jimmy Finch, Charles Copelan, Emmett Caldwell, Alvin Dowdy, Bobby Durham, Bobby Duvall, Bill Glass, Ricky Jones, Wyatt Martin, Carl Oslund, J. W. Self, Billy Sharpton, Mike Vinson, Vernon Parker and Wilson Phelps. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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